Our Obituaries

Roger W. Spaulding

May 3, 1951 - January 26, 2018

Roger W. Spaulding age 66, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018. Roger was born May 3, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan. Beloved husband of the late Marie (2004). Son of the late James & the late Virginia Spaulding. Brother of Ray (Shelley) Spaulding, Raceine Spaulding. Uncle of Kimberly, Kourtney, Sarah, Becky, Nicole, Tony. Great uncle of two nieces and three nephews. Close friend of Doug (Mary Ann...
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Lawrence F. CHRZANOWSKI

December 15, 1932 - January 26, 2018


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Harold Carl Plamp

January 5, 1927 - January 17, 2018

Harold C. Plamp, 91, passed away January 17, 2018. Harold was preceded in death by his wife Elaine Plamp. He is survived by his children: Greg (Nancy), Mark (Judy), Pamela (John) Malaska, Jeffery (Susan), Tina (Melvin) Kaltz; grandchildren: Christa, Matthew, Benjamin, Jordan, Sarah, Jessie, Riley, Nathaniel, Kaitlyn, Colleen, Faith, GiGi; great-grandchildren: Ruby, Delaney, Owen, Nevaeh, Bruce,...
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Johanna MANDARINO

July 20, 1935 - January 16, 2018


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Paul L. Smith

December 16, 1947 - January 12, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Gary R. Snoke

June 1, 1955 - January 8, 2018

Gary R. Snoke age 62, of Hudson, Michigan went to be with his Lord and Savior January 8, 2018.Dear brother of John (Karren) Snoke. Loving son of the late Clarence and the late Nola Snoke.Gary was very active in the Goodwill Industries in Adrian, Michigan.Visitation Friday January 12, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with funeral services Saturday January 13, 2018. 1:00 p.m. Edward Swanson &...
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Elaine Krause

June 18, 1963 - January 6, 2018

Elaine K. Krause age 54, passed away Saturday January 6, 2018. Elaine was born June 18,1963 in Pontiac, Michigan. Beloved wife of Ken. Dear daughter of Robert (Eula) Winter. Mother of Wade Krause. Sister of Michelle (David) Christl. Aunt of Kennedy and Gavin. Visitation will be held Friday, January 12, 2018 from 2:30 p.m. until time of prayer service 7:00 p.m. Memorial Gathering Saturday January...
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Dorothy M. Ignaczak

April 25, 1925 - January 4, 2018

Dorothy M. (nee Czerniawski) Ignaczak passed peacefully into Eternal Life on January 4, 2018, at Fraser Villa, surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born on April 25, 1925 to Bronislawa and Peter Czerniawski. Dorothy worked as an executive secretary and even spent a few years behind the counter at Fredro Market in Hamtramck. Devoted to her Polish heritage, she was a long time member of...
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Rudolph Ora Hayes

February 11, 1949 - January 4, 2018

Rudolph O. Hayes age 68, passed away on Thursday January 4, 2018. Rudolph was born February 11, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan. Beloved husband of Pat. Dear father of Lyn (Dan) Calu, Sherry Ann (Gary) Guyette, Joseph (Sandy) Hayes. Loving grandfather of Derrick, Taylor, Gary, Celia, Sereena, Eve, Rudy, Margaret. Brother of Jerry Hayes, Jim (Linda) Hayes, Jean Andrews, Christina (Jule) Robinson, Joe ...
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Max William Rubow

January 9, 1955 - January 4, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Bonnie M. Chrouch

October 16, 1940 - January 2, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Betty L. Lewis

August 10, 1960 - December 26, 2017

Betty L. Lewis age 57, passed away on Tuesday December 26th, 2017. Betty was born August 10,1960 in Royal Oak, Michigan. Beloved wife of Chuck. Dear sister of Jeanette (Mark) Cassel, Patty Russell, the late Carol (Bill) Tucker. Aunt of Zack Cassel, Derek Christianson, Devin Russell, Melissa (Terry) Bowlus, Christina (Ryan) Flanigan, Stephanie Tucker, the late Heather Tucker. Great aunt of...
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Venita Roney

April 6, 1941 - December 20, 2017

Venita Roney passed away on December 20, 2017 at the age of 76. She was the loving wife of Roland Roney for 60 years. The beloved mother of Rolanda Roney, Bernard (June) Roney, Marilynn Roney, Latricia Roney, Bernadette Glover, Rhonda Roney, Sheri (Michael) Patton, Roland Roney Jr., Antwon Roney, Gerald Roney, Gino Roney, Reginald Roney, and Karana Holland. She was the cherished grandmother of...
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Shirley Hammond

August 19, 1928 - December 19, 2017

Shirley Eulaline Hammond age 89, passed away on December 19, 2017. Shirley was born August 19, 1928 in Lincoln Park, Michigan. Beloved wife of Eugene. Dear mother of Terry (Ellen) Hammond. Shirley is survived by five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday December 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home 30351 Dequindre Road...
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Robert E. TROSIN

May 23, 1947 - December 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Theresa Rose Selep

August 17, 1959 - December 13, 2017

Theresa Rose Selep, of White Lake, MI passed peacefully on December 13, 2017 at the age of 58. Beloved daughter of the late William and Mary Selep, Theresa dedicated her life to the Lord's work through nursing and ministries. Beloved sister of John (Anna) Selep, Joan (the late Brent) Landry, and Mary Selep. Beloved aunt of Dawn (Rod) Denmark, Brent (Christine) Landry, Jeff Landry, Michelle (Brett...
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Stephen D. Genoff

June 30, 1925 - December 9, 2017

Stephen D. Genoff age 92, passed away on Saturday December 9th, 2017. Stephen was born June 30, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan. Beloved husband of Nancy. Dear father of Stephen (Debra) Genoff, Gregory (Carrie) Genoff, Kimberly (Donald) Boyke, Edward (Ania) Voss, Kathleen (Kenneth) Poirier. Loving grandfather of Stephen Genoff, Kevin Genoff, David Genoff, Meghan Szadek, Jessica Marsh, Cyle Voss,...
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Steve P. Suchota

March 23, 1945 - December 7, 2017

Steve P. Suchota age 72, passed away Thursday December 7th, 2017. Steve was born in Hamtramck, Michigan. Beloved husband of Sue. Dear father of Steve (Kari) Suchota, Mike (Kelly) Suchota, Sara (Kevin) Ring, Paul Suchota. Loving grandfather of Ethan, Ryan, Nathan, Mya, Noah, Owen, Grayson, Evan. Brother of the late Martha Duda. Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 10th, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. ...
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Elizabeth Clarkson Smith

November 21, 1929 - December 6, 2017

Elizabeth C. Smith, age 88 December 6, 2017. Elizabeth was born in Hamilton, Scotland November 21, 1929. Beloved wife of the late Thomas (2003). Dear mother of Jason Smith. Sister of Margaret Barnsley, Ella McAlpine, the late Matt Semple, the late Andrew Semple. Aunt of Collin McAlpine, Elizabeth and Maggie Semple. Visitation will be held Thursday December 14, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with...
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Jeremy David Adams

September 13, 1987 - December 5, 2017

Jeremy David Adams age 30, passed away on December 4, 2017. Jeremy was born September 13, 1987 in Royal Oak, Michigan. Son of Julie (Kenneth) Crabtree, Kevin Adams. Father of Kylie Adams, Hunter Adams, Jeremy Adams. Twin brother of Jason, Trisha Adams. Jeremy is also survived by significant other Nicole Hancz. Jeremy is also survived by five nieces and nephews, and predeceased by one niece.
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Joyce Ann Farrell

July 10, 1929 - December 3, 2017

FARRELL, Joyce Ann, of Warren, passed away on Dec.3, 2017, at the age of 88. Dear wife of the late Kenneth; adored mother of Ellen (Rick) Laudicina, the late Gary (Leeann), David (Anne), Ronald (the late Gayle), Sharon (Ernie) Farin, and Brian (Judith); proud grandmother of Monica, Nicholas, Christina, Joseph, Jeffrey, Kenneth, Vincent, Tracey, Alyssa, Brianna, and Easton; great-grandmother of...
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Patricia Ann Agnello

May 14, 1932 - December 3, 2017

Patricia Ann Agnello (Baima) of Madison Heights, Michigan passed away on December 3, 2017 at the age of 85. Devoted wife to the late Frank Anthony Agnello Sr., for 49 years. Loving mother to Cheryl (Alan) Szymanski, Frank (Margherita) Agnello, Martin (Cathy) Agnello. Adoring grandmother to Scott, Frank, Evan, Kristen, Daniela, Marissa and Alainia. Great Grandmother to Frankie, Drew, Leonardo,...
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Jessie W. Alderson

July 10, 1939 - December 2, 2017

ALDERSON, Jessie W., of Ft. Gratiot, Michigan, passed away on Dec.2, 2017, at the age of 78. Adored husband of Velma Joy for 57 years; beloved father of Ronald (Grace) Alderson and Kevin (Kimberly) Alderson; proud grandfather of Brandon, Kyle, and Benjamin; preceded in death by his siblings: Clarence, Walter, Charlie, Alice, Freddie, Jimmy, George, MaryLou, and Lucille. Jessie is also survived...
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Sylvia M. Kilburn

February 28, 1938 - November 25, 2017

Sylvia M. Kilburn age 79, passed away on Saturday November 25, 2017. Sylvia was born February 28, 1938 in Waynesboro, Tennessee. Beloved wife of the late Spencer. Dear mother of Ferrlen (the late Kristen) Kilburn, the late Eugene Spencer (the late Barbara) Kilburn. Loving grandmother of Four, great grandmother of Six. Sylvia was predeceased by Three sisters and Three Brothers. Visitation will be...
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Geraldine Tyler

April 4, 1928 - November 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Geraldine Tyler

April 4, 1928 - November 22, 2017

Geraldine Tyler age 89, passed away on Wednesday November 22, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Warren B. Dear mother of Pamela (Richard) Woodbury, Elaine (David) Grohman, Valerie (Wayne) Hagopian, the late Rev. Michael (Bonnie) Tyler. Loving grandmother of nine, great grandmother of eighteen, great great grandmother of one. Geraldine was predeceased by four sisters and one brother.The family...
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Robert Chester LEBIODA

July 7, 1944 - November 18, 2017

Lebioda, Robert C. age 73, passed away Saturday November 18, 2017.Beloved husband of Linda (Demeniuk).Loving father of Kimberly (Rico) Magri, Lynette (Hugh) Fry, Roberta (Ray) DeMetsenare, the late Alice Lebioda.Loving grandfather of Dalton, Dylan, Wyatt, Amber, the late Marcel.Step grandfather of James, Valerie and Jessica Magri.Brother of Jeanette (Tony) Szeliga, Eugene (Carol) Lebioda...
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Rebecca Ann JACOBS

November 27, 1954 - November 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Francis Frederick McFall

April 17, 1933 - November 13, 2017

Francis F. McFall a long time resident of Madison Heights, Michigan age 84, passed away on Monday November 12th, 2017. Francis was born April 17, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan. Beloved husband of the Late JoAnn. Dear father of Judith (John) Maten, Michelle (Gary) Lentz. Loving grandfather of Christine (Michael) Wist, Jonathan Maten, Alaina Maten, Ann (Brian) Haase, Amanda (Bobby) Brandi, Michael ...
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Ann Grace Warren

March 21, 1934 - November 11, 2017

Ann Grace Warren, age 83, passed away on Saturday November 11, 2017. Ann was born March 21, 1934 in England. Beloved wife of the late Raymond. Dear mother of Mark L. Warren. Sister of the late William George Vogwill. Visitation will be held Saturday November 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service 12:00 p.m. Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home 30351 Dequindre Road Madison Heights,...
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Ilene L. Hitchock

February 25, 1931 - November 11, 2017

Ilene L. Hitchcock age 86, passed away Saturday November 11, 2017. Ilene was born February 25, 1931 in Mt. Morris, Michigan. Beloved wife of the late William A. Dear mother of Cindy (Don) Boozer. Loving grandmother of Kristine (Daniel) Eastman and Adam (Kristin) Boozer. Great grandmother of Jake, Ellie Eastman, Declan, Liam, Kaitlin Boozer. Sister of Clara Holmes. Visitation will be held...
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Rose Marie Clark

November 13, 1957 - November 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Chester Stephen Kaczor

January 19, 1924 - November 4, 2017

Chester S. Kaczor, of Detroit, age 93, passed away on November 4, 2017. He was born on January 19, 1924 in Detroit and spent several of his childhood years in Poland. He also lived in Lapeer, MI and attended Lapeer High School. He is survived by his beloved wife of 71 years, Irene; son: James (Zofia) Kaczor; daughters: Diane Maluzhinsky and Christine (Lonny) Tomlin. He is also survived by...
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Thomas Albert Whittaker

July 6, 1927 - October 31, 2017

Thomas Albert Whittaker, Jr., of Warren, passed away October 31, 2017, at 90 years of age. Beloved husband of fifty years to the late Barbara; dear father of Tom Whittaker III, Kim Carl, Eric (Dena) Whittaker, Pat Whittaker, and Dan Whittaker; proud grandfather of Nick, Emily, and Olivia. Tom graduated from Cooley High School in Detroit, Class of 1945. He proudly served his country in the Naval...
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Vincent Peter Messina

November 28, 1957 - October 30, 2017

Vincent Peter Messina, of Ferndale, passed away October 30, 2017, at 59 years of age. Loving father of Dominic Messina; former spouse of Susan Messina; dear brother of Cathy (Bob) Register and Robert Messina.Vincent was born on November 28, 1957 in Detroit to the late Peter and Cecile Messina. He enjoyed deer hunting, his music, and cooking, especially for his family and friendsThe family will...
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Glenn William Killius

June 17, 1923 - October 27, 2017

Glenn W. Killius age 94, passed away on Friday October 27, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Irene. Dear father of Gerald (Debra) Killius, James (Jacquelyn) Killius. Loving grandfather of Autumn (Jon) Taylor, Marie, Stephen, Scott. Great grandfather of Peyton and Landon Taylor. Brother of Mildred (George) Perrine. Glenn was a veteran of WWII, Army Air Corps. Visitation Tuesday October 31, 2017 3...
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Robert EVOSEVICH

December 19, 1923 - October 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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William J. Dixon

December 24, 1950 - October 10, 2017

William J. Dixon, age 66 passed away October 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. William was born December 12, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, his parents were James and Rita Dixon. Dear father of Kristi (Shawn) Hosner, Emily (Jon) Eastman, William A. Dixon. Loving grandfather of FAB - 5 Avery, Jonathan, Brody, Joshua, Nathan. Brother of Sharon (Tim) Spencer, James Dixon, JoEllen (James) Alvarez, Janet ...
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Randall Lee Rance

January 29, 1957 - October 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Evelyn D. Battisti

May 24, 1932 - October 6, 2017

Battisti, Evelyn D., age 85, passed away on October 6, 2017. She was married to her late husband, Dominic for many years. Evelyn is survived by her six children, their spouses, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren, her brother Ed and his family. Funeral Service Friday, October 13, 2017 at 12:30pm at Edward Swanson and Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre Rd, Madison Heights. Friends may...
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Gerald Allen Michaeli

March 10, 1931 - October 5, 2017

Gerald Allen Michaeli age 86, October 5th, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Mildred. Loving father of Jodi (Wendell) Moore, Todd (Angie) Michaeli, Jeff (Ann) Michaeli. Loving grandfather of Lauren, Trevor, Adam, Eric, Erika, Andrea. Brother of Michael (Nelly) Michaeli, the late Charles Michaeli. Visitation will be held Wednesday October 11th, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. until time of funeral service 2...
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Karl Gustav Rayl

December 29, 1979 - September 20, 2017

Karl Gustav Rayl age 37 passed away on Wednesday September 20, 2017. Karl was born December 29, 1979 in Royal Oak, Michigan. Father of Gracie Denai Gunter, Isaak River Rayl, Luke Gustav Rayl. Son of Gustave (Kathryn Cavanaugh) Rayl and Donna Duray. Brother of Leonard Sutton, cousin of Christian Duray. Karl is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held on Monday...
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Chris Juco Teodoro

December 4, 1954 - September 20, 2017

Chris J. Teodoro, age 62, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017. He was born December 4, 1954, in Malolos, Bulacan, of the Philippines. He is survived by his wife, Gina; and four children, Jonathan, Christine, Chrisman, and Crystal. Visitation for Chris will be Sunday, September 24th from 2-8pm with a 7:15 Rosary at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be Monday,...
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Billie L. Chrouch

June 28, 1935 - September 12, 2017

Billie L. Chrouch, age 82, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife: Bonnie; his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
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Edward C. Swanson

May 11, 1930 - September 10, 2017

Edward C. Swanson age 87, passed away on Sunday September 10th, 2017. Edward was born May 11th, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan. Beloved husband of Elaine for sixty-five years. Dear father of Dennis (Tina) Swanson, David (Deborah) Swanson and Danette (Daryl) Kress. Loving grandfather of Jody (Jerry) Buckley, Sommer Swanson, Stacy (Brian) Bono, Sarah (Brett) Berry, Bryon (Katelyn) Swanson, Todd (Erin)...
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Helen Victoria Strevett

October 2, 1929 - September 9, 2017

Helen Strevett of Madison Heights, died at age 87 on September 9, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Don Strevett, daughter, Sharon Woodward, son, Dale Strevett, 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.Visitation Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at Edward Swanson and Son Funeral Home in Madison Heights. Burial Services Thursday at 10 a.m. at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery in Troy.
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Mark Michael Drake

May 27, 1959 - September 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Marguerite Russell Bingham Darrock

May 19, 1930 - September 8, 2017

Marguerite R. Darrock, age 87, passed away Friday, September 8, 2017. Beloved cousin of Margaret (Robert) Kime, David M. Munn, and several other cousins. Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Richard W. Greene

August 31, 1943 - September 5, 2017

Richard W. Greene age 74, passed away on Tuesday September 5th, 2017. Beloved husband of Ann. Dear father of Randy (Becky) Greene, Karen Greene, Cheri (Mark) Tam, Rene'e (Jim) Schoch, Tracy DiMatteo, Kelly (Bob) Schmehl, Bonnie (Dave) Weatherholt, Gayle (Don) Placinto. Grandfather of Samantha Greene, Josiah Greene, Brooklyn Luscomb, Crystal (Andrew) Potter, Stacey (Steve) Crowe, Stephanie...
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Sharon McNab-Sell

October 9, 1951 - August 24, 2017

Sharon McNab-Sell, 65, passed away August 24, 2017. She is survived by her husband: Eric Sell; children: Jason R. McNab, Michael J. (Susan) McNab; grandchildren: Joseph M. McNab, Brooke C. McNab; nephew: Greg (Tina) Bridwell; nieces: Amy (Pete) Sarvey, Jennifer (Dustin) Rabb; great-nephew and niece: Gordie Bridwell, Addie Sarvey; and brother: Jim (Nancy) Bridwell. Donations in Sharon's honor may...
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William Chester Johnson

June 1, 1959 - August 22, 2017

William C. Johnson, age 58, passes away August 22, 2017. Beloved husband of Nancy for 36 years. Loving father of the late William and Jason (Katie); dear grandfather of Haley, Nathan, Alyssa, Jacob, Leah, Leland and Sophia. Memorial service to be held Saturday August 26, 2017 at 3pm. First Methodist Church 22331 Woodward, Ferndale.
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Henry Castillo Ramirez

August 27, 1952 - August 22, 2017

Henry C. Ramirez Jr., age 64, born August 27, 1952 passed away August 22, 2017.Loving husband to Carol. Dear dad to Henry, Christine (Herman), Jesse and Shellie (Rob). Cherished grandpa to Mitchell (Skye), Angelo, Alexandria, Brooke, Sophia, Jesse Castillo, Journey, Gabrielle, and Vincent. Big brother to George (Delia), Mary (Henry), Elsa (Queen) and Nancy (the late Gilbert). Brother in law to...
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Mary L. Cook

December 3, 1910 - August 21, 2017

Mary Leposky Cook was born to John and Mary Leposky on December 3, 1910 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. The sixth of 10 children , Mary was said to have been brought to America in the suitcase of her maternal grandmother who came from what is now Slovakia. Since grandma did not speak English, Mary, the favorite grandchild (who was bilingual), served as her interpreter, She was a spunky child who...
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Scott Daniel Rimka

March 8, 1986 - August 19, 2017

Scott D. Rimka "Scott Depetro", age 31, passed away on August 19, 2017. He is survived by his father Roger Rimka, mother Lisa Depetro, sister Rachel Rimka, grandparents Theresa Rimka-Ziolkowski and Edward D. Rimka, aunts and uncles; Jackie, Lori (Ricky), Kim (Doug), Edward, Stephanie and Andrew, cousins; Taylor, Michael, Mason, Lindsey, Kyle, Alliah and Bennett, his girlfriend Aida and...
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David Lage

October 17, 1942 - August 15, 2017

David Lage beloved husband of Diane (Hackbarth). Father of Lisa (Anthony Umek) of Ohio, Suzanne Borntrager, Stephen (Karen Blanzy). Grandfather of Valerie, Thomas, William, Emily and Matthew. Great grandfather of Izzabella, Olivia, and Blake. He is also survived by sisters Arlene (George Czarnonycz) of Florida, and Margaret (Daniel Schoenherr) and brothers Richard (Nancy) of N. Carolina,...
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Bernard George Pieper

January 4, 1945 - August 15, 2017

Bernard G. Pieper age 72, passed away Tuesday August 15th, 2017. Bernard was born January 4, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan. Beloved husband of Sandy. Dear father of Tracy (Roy) Kaltz and Tony Pieper. Loving grandfather of Carolyn, Roger and Adam. Brother of Art (Carol) Pieper, Carol (the late David) Schramm and David (Mary) Pieper. Visitation Friday August 18th, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with...
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James L. Ashton

November 6, 1921 - August 12, 2017

James L. Ashton, age 95, passed away August 12, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Frances Cathleen. Loving father of Brenda (James) Allison and Steven (Judy) Ashton. Proud grandfather of Keith (Savannah) Allison, Amanda (Robert) Gehrke, Kyle (Melissa) Allison and Steven (Vicki) Ashton and great-grandfather of Ashton, Ashlyn, Carter, Emma, Makayla and Levi. Dearest brother of Sherman (Dene)...
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Michael Joseph Lonero

December 23, 1966 - August 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Keith Thomas Wnetrzak

December 4, 1983 - August 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Robert Matthew Mudd

October 16, 1941 - August 4, 2017

Robert M. Mudd age 75, passed away Friday August 4, 2017. Robert was born October 16, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan. Beloved husband of the late Sandy. Dear father of Stacey (Tim) Pawlaczyk, Robert (Melanie) Mudd and Molly Gebert. Loving grandfather of Meaghan, Matthew, Eric and Scott. Great grandfather of Brooklyn and Madison. Brother of Jessica Cutright, James Mudd and the late David Mudd.
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Bernice A. Speier

June 6, 1938 - July 28, 2017

Bernice A. Speier age 79, passed away on Friday July 28th, 2017. Bernice was born in Detroit Michigan February 6, 1938. Beloved wife of the late Albert C. III. Dear mother of Albert C. Speier IV, Mark E. Speier and Theresa (Josh) Lopez. Bernice is also survived by her grand pup K.C. Blue. Sister of Gerald Rosinski, Patricia Rosinski and Judith Rosinski-Morgan. Visitation will be held on Tuesday...
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Keith Earl Davies

March 14, 1943 - July 26, 2017

Keith Earl Davies, age 74, passed away July 26, 2017. Beloved husband of Lucille for 50 years. Loving father of Lisa Davies, Tammy (Mike) Long and Jennifer (David) Shafer. Proud grandfather of Michelle Bastemeyer, Justin Davies, Jenna Barbee, Amber Manheim, Abigail Shafer, Lilly Shafer and Britney, Brianna and Brooklyn Bastemeyer, Mikayla Manheim. Predeceased by his brother, Robert Davies....
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Eugene Francis Swartzfager

January 8, 1945 - July 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Vincent Ivor Mitchell

June 27, 1947 - July 12, 2017

Vincent I. Mitchell II, 70, of Sterling Heights, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2017. He was preceded in death by his brother Rodney Vivian Mitchell, his father Vincent I. Mitchell I and his mother Naomi Edwards Mitchell. Vincent is survived by his wife Roxanne Cason Mitchell (step-children Brandis, Britney and Dexter), sisters Anita (Wil) Ulmer, LaVerne (Allen) Pugh, and brothers Kennard...
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Timothy James Barber

June 3, 1952 - July 9, 2017

Timothy James Barber "The Iceman" passed away peacefully on July 9, 2017 in Madison Heights, MI. at the age of 65. Tim is survived by his wife Barbara, daughter Rene`, son Ian, father Douglas, sister Kathy Kurz-Crowe (Jim Crowe), niece Katie Kurz and his faithful companion Mia. He is preceded in death by his mother Lois. Tim was born on June 3, 1952 in Detroit, MI. He graduated from...
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Timothy B. Durkin

March 24, 1954 - July 9, 2017

Timothy B. Durkin, age 63, passed away July 9, 2017.Tim was the beloved husband of Carrie Durkin; loving father of Timmy Durkin Jr., Nicholas (Nicole) Durkin, Dylan (Richelle) Durkin, Kyle (Donnie Broome) Durkin, and Eric Minch; devoted grandfather of Nathan, Owen, Brayden, Ryder, Gavin, and Haley; and dear brother of Ken, Bill, Mike, Kathy, Theresa, and Maureen.Memorial Visitation Thursday, July...
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Cameron Alexander Jarrett

August 21, 2000 - July 8, 2017

Cameron Alexander Jarrett age 16, passed away Saturday July 8, 2017. Beloved son of Sacha (the late Myron Anthony) Jarrett. Dear brother of Christian Jarrett, Caitlin Jarrett and Cassidy Jarrett. Maternal grandson of Toni Johnson and the late Gregory Moore. Paternal grandson of Colette Jarrett and Alvin Louis. Visitation will be held Sunday July 16, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Edward Swanson ...
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Mary Anne Withers

July 26, 1931 - June 30, 2017

Maryanne Withers born July 26, 1931 passed away on June 30, 2017. She leaves behind her brother Jean Wautelet. As well as a myriad of children, Michelle Withers-Agnello, the late Robin Withers-Simmons (George Moore Jr.), John Withers, and Michael Withers. Grand Children Ena Agnello-Morris (Walter Morris Jr.), the late Kimberly Agnello, Jacqueline Withers, Nicole Withers, Devon Watson-Agnello,...
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Vivian E. Sunde

March 21, 1929 - June 25, 2017

Vivian E. Sunde age 88, passed away June 25th, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Bjerne. Dear mother of Joanne Sunde and Buster (Stacey) Sunde. Loving grandmother of Kelsey, Hayley and Brett. Sister of the late Lillian, the late George and the late Mary. A memorial gathering will be held Tuesday July 11, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a memorial service 6:30 p.m. at Edward Swanson &...
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Bernice A. Turcato

November 29, 1924 - June 23, 2017

Bernice A. Turcato age 92, June 23, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Richard. Dear mother of Lorraine (Daniel) Sparks, Cheryl Chehab, Dino (Tamara) Turcato and the late Glenn (Karen) Turcato. Loving grandmother of Daniel, David, Brenda, Lisa, Valerie, Brent, Anthony and Lara. Great Grandmother of Ayden, Rylen, Logan and Malorie. Sister of the late Louie Favero. Sister in-law of Velma Fantin....
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Jeanette Rose Bonjour

October 21, 1995 - June 22, 2017

Jeanette Rose Bonjour, age 21, formerly of Madison Heights, passed away in Alabama on June 22, 2017. Beloved daughter of Alan and Nancy Bonjour; adored sister of James (Sara Beth) Bonjour, Elizabeth (Jonathan) Devine, and Frances (David) Niffenegger; proud aunt of Malcolm, Anna, Katelyn, and Melody; and the love of her life, D. Ray Childers. Jeanette is also survived by many extended family...
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James MCDONALD

June 17, 1937 - June 21, 2017

James Raymond McDonald, Jr. , age 80, passed away June 21, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Wanda. Dear step-father of Sharon (John) Ratica and Ernest (Cathy) Holifield. Proud grandfather Melissa Winstead, Michelle Baker, Lori Tosto, Richard Winstead, Michael Holifield, and step-grandfather of John Thomas Ratica and great-grandfather of Brandon Starkey, Austin Starkey, Deven Starkey, Sienna...
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Carl Bell

October 12, 1952 - June 20, 2017

Carl "Doug" Bell, age 64, born October 12, 1952, passed June 20, 2017. Beloved husband to Deborah for 37 wonderful years. Loving father to Jami (Blake) Stepp. Dear grandfather to Benjamin and Natalie. Brother to Rick (Michelle) Bell, Mark (Denise) Bell, and Roslyn (Michelle) Rosiak. Uncle to Adam (Stephanie) Wilson, Clint Bell, Max (Monica) Bell, Renee (Kent) Disbrow, Paige Bell, and Logan Rosiak...
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Evelyn Debarge

February 5, 1936 - June 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Robert C. Keyes

February 21, 1933 - June 17, 2017

Robert "Bob" Keyes age 84, June 17, 2017. Beloved husband of Camille (nee Miller). Dearest father of Robert (Marsha), Alison (Michael) Kiely, Melissa (Eric) Peplinski and the late Eric (Rhonda). Loving grandfather of William, Jessica, Erika, Matthew, Brendan, Jacob, Elizabeth, and great grandfather of Skylar, Nicholas, Joselyn, Hunter and Emelyn. Brother of Larry Kuniecki and Carol...
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Odell Hood

March 29, 1928 - June 17, 2017

Odell Hood, age 89, passes away June 17, 2017.He was the beloved husband of the late Vera May Hood; loving father of Vernon (Sandy) Hood, Timothy Hood, Robert (Roseanne) Hood, the late Ricky Hood, Linda Alli, Nancy (the late Alexander) Jankocic, Craig Hood, Theresa (Edward) Thomas, the late Susie Adair, and Mickey (Star) Hood; devoted grandfather of 21 and proud great-grandfather of 22.Visitation...
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Lenata Ventimiglia

April 11, 1925 - June 5, 2017

Lenata Ventimiglia age 92, June 5, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Dear mother of Angela (Lawrence) Parets and Matthew (Elizabeth Ezmerlian) Ventimiglia. Loving grandmother of Larry and Justin Parets. Sister of the late Joseph Emanuel and the late Rita Bradley. Visitation will be held Friday June 9, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until time 9:00 p.m. with a rosary Friday 7:00 p.m. Edward Swanson ...
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Joseph J. Giorrdano

November 25, 1926 - June 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Joseph J. Giordano

November 26, 1926 - June 4, 2017

Joseph J. Giordano age 90, June 4, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Rosalie. Dear father of Angela Zaremba. Loving grandfather of Peter Zaremba. Joe was predeceased by seven brothers. Brother in-law of Mary Jane Giordano and Frances Giordano. Joe is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Thursday June 8th, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with a scripture service...
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Richard Stanley Majewski

August 12, 1950 - May 31, 2017

Richard Stanley Majewski age 66 May 31, 2017. Beloved husband of Judith. Loving father of Kristyn (Bill) Chrouch and Dan Majewski. Proud grandfather of Lexi Chrouch and D.J. Majewski. Brother of Christopher Majewski, Matthew (Ronni) Majewski, Debra Milliken and Peggy (Doug) Brown. A memorial gathering will be held at a later date.
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Gabriele Papasian

May 22, 1927 - May 31, 2017

Gabriele Papasian, age 90, of Madison Heights passed away May 31, 2017 peacefully at home. Beloved wife of Diran. Loving mother Ralph Papasian, Heidi (Christopher) Ruggero and mother-in-law of Diane Papasian. Proud grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of fourteen. Predeceased by her son, Bjoern. Visitation Friday from 3pm until 8pm at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre...
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Gladys D. Hoeft

October 20, 1933 - May 19, 2017

Mrs. Gladys Delli Hoeft, formerly of Hazel Park, passed away on May 19, 2017, at 83 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Christian Hoeft; adored mother of Chrisalle (Steven) Wilson, Celeste (Bob) Cummings, and Michael (Deanna) Hoeft; dear grandmother of Lester Wilson, Tara Wilson, Holly Jackson, Steven Wilson, Jr. , Bobby Williamson, Becky Williamson, James Williamson, Lucas Hoeft, Logan Hoeft...
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Valerie Jean Sommerville

June 5, 1933 - May 19, 2017

Valerie J Sommerville, age 83, a Madison Heights resident for 56 years born June 5, 1933 in Virginia, MN passed peacefully in her home May 19, 2017. Beloved wife of the late John "Jack". Loving mother of James Sommerville, John (Frank) Sommerville, Penny (Ken) Carol, Pam (David) Klein, and Judy (Chris) Antenucci. Dear grandmother to Scott (Amy), Dan, Alex, Andrew, Taylor, Hannah, Valerie, and...
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William Henry Lloyd

February 17, 1920 - May 8, 2017

William Henry Lloyd age 97, passed away Monday May 8, 2017. Beloved husband of Lois R. Loving father of Carol (Richard) Nash and Susan Lloyd. William is also survived by nieces and nephews in the United States and nieces and nephews in the United Kingdom. Visitation will be held on Wednesday May 10, 2017 from 2:30 p.m. until time of funeral service 5:00 p.m. Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home...
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Margaret A. Leblanc

May 12, 1932 - May 6, 2017

Margaret A. LeBlanc, age 84, passed May 6, 2017.Beloved wife of the late Edward J. LeBlanc. Loving mother to Cheryl Karalla, Michael (Beth) LeBlanc, Ronald9Sandy) LeBlanc, Cristine (Jeff) Jacob, Becky (Don) Peters, and Suzi (Jeff) Rock. Grandmother to 17 and great-grandmother to 3. Sister to the late Jerry Fraker. Visitation Wednesday May 10, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. Edward Swanson & Son Funeral...
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Sharon L. Stockinger

August 31, 1954 - April 27, 2017

Sharon L. Stockinger age 62, passed away on Thursday April 27, 2017. Sharon was born August 31, 1954 in Belleville, Illinois. Dear mother of Kathryn "Katie" Edwards. Loving daughter of the late Denis and the late Jean Stockinger. Dear sister of Linda Stockinger and Denise (Tom) Stockinger-Butler. Sharon is also survived by her former husband Charles Edwards. Visitation will be held...
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Nora Frances Taylor

December 21, 1926 - April 27, 2017

Nora F. Taylor age 90 April 27, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Eugene. Dear mother of Vicky (David) Karasinski, Debra (James) Wright, John (Susan) Taylor and the late Diane Cicci. Loving grandmother of seven, great grandmother of ten. Sister of Jean Lucich and the late Raymond Ross. Visitation Monday May 1, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home 30351 Dequindre Road...
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Mary Haifleigh

September 17, 1927 - April 22, 2017

Mary (nee Makushik) Haifleigh age 89, a sixty-two year resident of Madison Heights, Michigan, and a charter member of St. Vincent Ferrer Church Madison Heights, Michigan, passed away Saturday April 22, 2017. Mary was born September 17,1927 in Hamtramck, Michigan. Mary was proud to be a Makushik, she was also proud of her parents bravery on their voyage to America along with her Russian heritage....
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Robert A. Valenti

February 26, 1946 - April 19, 2017

Robert A. Valenti, age 71, of Madison Heights passed away April 19, 2017. Robert was a veteran of the United States Navy. Robert proudly retired from Bloomfield Township Police Department as a corporal. Beloved husband of the late Karen. Loving father of Kim and Cindy (Ken) Eyestone. Dearest brother of John (Sandy) Smith, Robert (Denise) Smith, Christine (the late Lawrence) Stone. Dear...
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Douglas Ray Vickers

August 28, 1941 - April 19, 2017

Douglas R. Vickers, age 75, of Hazel Park passed away April 19, 2017. Beloved husband of Gayle. Loving father of Shane, Randy and Doug (Lisa). Proud grandfather of Sandra, Matthew, Alexis, Samantha and great-grandfather of Halie, Chase and Lucas. Dearest brother of Ilene, Helen, Evelyn and the late Curtis. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday from 3pm until 8pm with...
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Ruth Shirley Tatman

November 6, 1922 - April 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, Madison Heights, MI.
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Arlene Elizabeth Mihelcich

January 6, 1925 - April 11, 2017

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Ronald Irvin Phipps

November 10, 1947 - April 8, 2017

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Mark Roy Bryant

October 19, 1950 - April 8, 2017

Mark Roy Bryant age 66, passed away April 8th, 2017. Beloved husband of Jacqueline. Loving father of Cheryl (Curt) Holbrook, David (Sheri) Bryant, Bonnie (Eric) Heitzenrater, Paul (Jeni) Bryant, Ben (Lucia) Bryant and Michael Bryant. Loving grandfather of nineteen. Brother of Rick (Rhonda) Bryant and Buddy Ray Bryant. Visitation Tuesday April 11th, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Edward Swanson ...
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Bonnie Jean Choyke

October 17, 1944 - April 8, 2017

Bonnie Jean Choyke, age 72, of Sterling Heights passed away April 8, 2017. Beloved wife of John for 57 years. Loving mother Michael (Pam) Choyke, Mark Choyke, Cindy (Dave) Spry, Debbie Rybinski, Sherry Marentette, John Choyke, Jr., Racheal (Al) DesRochers. Proud grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of five. Dearest sister of Jim (Terri) Arducant and the late Tommy Arducant. Visitation...
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Gloria Joan Monette

October 30, 1932 - April 7, 2017

MONETTE, Gloria Joan, age 84 of Madison Heights, passed away April 7, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Roy J.; adored mother of Dave (Sue) Monette, Dan (Connie) Monette, Jerry (Julie) Monette, Matt Monette, Gina (Mark) Kinczkowski, and Margaret (the late Jeff) Monette; treasured grandmother of Scott, Kurt, Marissa, Danielle, Patrick, Grayson, Greg, James, Eric, Zach, Katie, Theresa, Ted, and Ben;...
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Debra Sue Sodergren

August 12, 1953 - April 6, 2017

Debra "Debbie" S. (nee: Berne) Sodergren, age 63, of Warren passed away April 6, 2017. Debbie worked with the Family Independence Agency for the State of Michigan. Beloved wife of David. Loving sister of Sandra Phillips and Pamela (Jack) Henry. Proud aunt of Leigh Ann (Michelle) Phillips, Marc Phillips, Stacey (Mark) Provencher, Kimberly Phillips- Bellanca, Donald Phillips, Jr., Kelli ...
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Joyce Blackburn

January 1, 1926 - April 5, 2017

Joyce E. Blackburn, age 91, born January 1, 1926 passed April 5, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Charles for 61 years. Loving mother of Robert Vincent Blackburn. Dear grandmother to Sean Joseph Novara Blackburn and Patrick Robert Novara Blackburn. Sister to Mickey Abrahamson. Sister-in-law to Don Abrahamson, Lois and Jim Blackburn.Visitation Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 3-8pm at Edward Swanson ...
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Ryan James Basirico

April 26, 1986 - April 3, 2017

Ryan James Basirico, age 30, died April 3, 2017. Beloved son of James Basirico and Andrea (David) Johnson. Dear brother of Michael Ainsworth, James Basirico, and Nicholas Basirico, dear step brother of Jacqueline Syfert, Patrick (Angela) Snarski, Renee (Andrew) Junga, Suzanne (Dawid) Jachyra and Adam (Amanda) Snarski. Loving nephew of Joseph (Luann) Basirico, William (Joann)Basirico, Robert ...
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Regina Stella Wrobel

May 13, 1936 - March 29, 2017

Regina S. Wrobel, age 80, of Madison Heights passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Beloved wife of Robert Wrobel; dear mother to Kenneth (Renee) Wrobel, Timothy Wrobel, and Robert (Kathleen) Wrobel; grandmother to 8; great-grandmother to 2; and sister to Lester (Vicki) Czartoryski and the late Thaddeus Czartoryski. Visitation will be held from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. (with a 7:00 p.m. Rosary)...
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